The purpose of your life is to glorify God—not to worry about tomorrow’s weather forecast or yesterday’s regrets …
When worries begin to crowd into your head, think of a field of wildflowers. Imagine for a moment that you are one of them. Feel the sun on your petals, the rich earth around your roots. Imagine what it would be like to be totally free of all concern and worry. That’s how God wants you to live your life.
—Patricia Wilson, Freedom from Worry: 28 Days of Prayer (Upper Room Books, 2013)
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And why do you worry about clothes? Notice how the lilies in the field grow. They don’t wear themselves out with work, and they don’t spin cloth.
—Matthew 6:28 (CEB)
Prayer for the Week
When I’m crushed by my fears and worries, remind me of your power and grace.
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